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  • Published: 17:00 May 24, 2013
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  • Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai
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Jumeirah Zabeel Saray offers

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai is offering a stay at one of its Lagoon Royal Residences with direct access to a lagoon-style pool starting from Dh6,500 per night for up to eight people. The package also includes breakfast, private butler service, a fully equipped kitchen and maid’s quarters, and access to Sinbad’s Kids Club, Wild Wadi and the Talise Ottoman spa facilities. Until September 30. For reservations call 04-4530000 or log on to jumeirah.com/jzroyalresidences

Journal for travelling kids

Sarah Derbas’ My Travel Journal, a fun writing journal for travelling kids, was recently introduced in the UAE. Derbas, an avid writer at a young age, recorded every activity that took place around her and wants to encourage children to do the same in the first of a planned series of journals for kids. The journal is filled with prompts and ideas on what to write when travelling, from when the family decides to take a trip to what to pack, where to stay, essential foreign words they will need, facts about the cities/countries visited, money matters, a summary of their favourite parts of the trip and daily activities. The book is mainly for kids aged 6-12 years and available at Virgin Megastores, Kinokuniya, WH Smith, Jashanmal, Adventure HQ in Times Square Dubai, Favourite Things Dubai Marina Mall, Little Thinkers Al Wahda Mall Abu Dhabi, www.souq.com, www.mumzworld.com

Tilal Liwa weekend package

Tilal Liwa Hotel is offering a weekend package for mothers until the end of the month. Starting from Dh599 per night which includes a stay at Tilal Superior Room with dune view, a bottle of bubbly and fruit basket and flowers on arrival, a gift hamper, dinner for two at Al Badiya Restaurant and buffet breakfast. Call 02-8946111, or write to reservations.tilal@danathotels.com or log on to www.danathotels.com

Kempinski Hotel Barbados now a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay is now a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, A luxury collection featuring more than 250 of the world’s most desirable destinations. Located in Bodrum, the hotel was the first international luxury hotel brand to open its doors on the seaside town and is a stone’s throw away from many areas of historical interest including two of the Seven Wonders of the World - the imposing medieval castle built by the Knights of Rhodes and the Mausoleum and Temple of Artemis. It comprises 149 rooms, 24 suites and 36 serviced residences with balconies and unparalleled views of the Aegean Sea. A 5.550 sqm Spa provides a personal health consultation and Reiki, yoga and tai-chi sessions, pregnancy programmes (the ‘babymoon’ programme), and features 14 indoor treatment rooms, two outdoor treatment rooms on Private Spa Terrace and two Spa Cabanas on the beach. The spa also provides and a Spa Lounge. Dining options include Olives (Aegean cuisine), La Luce (Italian fine dining), Saigon Club (Euro-Asian), Barbarossa (traditional Turkish-Aegean cuisine). The hotel is also host to a complimentary Marina Butler for guests moored on property. A fully qualified captain guides sailors into the bay. For reservations and more information log on to www.preferredhotels.com or www.preferredhotelgroup.com

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